required and that would then pass 250,000. >> are you saying it is ponderable. >> sure, i do. then it goes to the senate and what happens in the senate is there will be an attempt to try and isolate the 2 -- 250,000 above, the millionaires tax cut, to extend that for a shorter period of time, pain a year and separate that from the 250,000 and below. >> michael, i have a request about the substance. the alan greenspan argument, that the country is facing a catastrophic situation, why isn't that argument catching on among his fellow republicans. >> i think it is important to note that it didn't really catch on among some democrats which is the reason that the democrats are in these circumstances. a significant of those in the house and a significant key members of the senate decided, you know, if you are a keynesian, you don't raise taxes during an economic slowdown. that doesn't make any sense, even according to keynesian economics. it's not only politically unpopular, i think there are some good economic arguments here.